UNITED STATES SOUTHWEST SOARING MUSEUM INC

Address
PO BOX 3626
MORIARTY, NM 87035-3626
Contact
Website: http://www.swsoaringmuseum.org
Phone: +1 (505) 832-9222
Nonprofit
NTEE: A54 - History Museums
EIN: 85-0436212

Mission

A non-profit museum.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1998
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Number of employees  000
Number of volunteers  101010
Personnel
Applebay, George
Title  PresidentPresidentPresident
Name of key/compensated person  GEORGE APPLEBAYGEORGE APPLEBAYGEORGE APPLEBAY
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  25.0025.0025.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Bobo, Jim
Title  Honorary Board MemberHonorary Board MemberHonorary Board Member
Name of key/compensated person  JIM BOBOJIM BOBOJIM BOBO
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hudson, Bob
Title  Vice PresidentVice PresidentVice President
Name of key/compensated person  BOB HUDSONBOB HUDSONBOB HUDSON
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  5.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Huss, Jd
Title  Member-at-LargeMember-at-LargeMember-at-Large
Name of key/compensated person  JD HUSSJD HUSSJD HUSS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Leonard, Bob
Title  Member-at-LargeMember-at-LargeMember-at-Large
Name of key/compensated person  BOB LEONARDBOB LEONARDBOB LEONARD
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Taylor, Kathy
Title  Secretary/Newsletter EditorSecretary/Newsletter EditorSecretary/Newsletter Editor
Name of key/compensated person  KATHY TAYLORKATHY TAYLORKATHY TAYLOR
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  5.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities  A non-profit museum. We are dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of soaring and gliding by aircraft and to introducing the general public to the art and sport of soaring flight.A non-profit museum. We are dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of soaring and gliding by aircraft and to introducing the general public to the art and sport of soaring flight.A non-profit museum. We are dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of soaring and gliding by aircraft and to introducing the general public to the art and sport of soaring flight.
Program service expenses, total  $18,636.00$33,009.00$16,938.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Architect and lithographic drawings of the new interior of the museum for display in the museum.
Program expenses    $675.00
Program description    Architect and lithographic drawings of the new interior of the museum for display in the museum.
Banquet expenses. Museum hosted a banquet to honor Alice Johnson for her generous contribution honor Alice Johnson for her generous contribution honor Alice Johnson for her generous contribution
Program expenses    $350.00
Program description    Banquet expenses. Museum hosted a banquet to honor Alice Johnson for her generous contribution honor Alice Johnson for her generous contribution honor Alice Johnson for her generous contribution
Building materials and other supplies for displays and upgrades of the museum display areas.
Program expenses    $1,372.00
Program description    Building materials and other supplies for displays and upgrades of the museum display areas.
CO-SPONSORED REGION 9 SUPER REGIONAL SOARING CONTEST HELD AT THE MORIARTY AIRPORT; PROVIDED MUSEUM FACILITIES FOR PILOTS MEETINGS AND GATHERINGS; HELD BANQUET AT THE MUSEUM; AWARDED TROPHIES TO WINNERS OF THE CONTEST; ETC.
Program expenses    $2,675.00
Program description    CO-SPONSORED REGION 9 SUPER REGIONAL SOARING CONTEST HELD AT THE MORIARTY AIRPORT; PROVIDED MUSEUM FACILITIES FOR PILOTS MEETINGS AND GATHERINGS; HELD BANQUET AT THE MUSEUM; AWARDED TROPHIES TO WINNERS OF THE CONTEST; ETC.
Docent expenses: Docents are at the museum 7 days per week to be at the museum to answer questions per week to be at the museum to answer questions
Program expenses    $1,780.00
Program description    Docent expenses: Docents are at the museum 7 days per week to be at the museum to answer questions per week to be at the museum to answer questions
MADE REPAIRS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MUSEUM BUILDING AND DISPLAYS TO IMPROVE THE LOOK AND FEEL OF THE MUSEUM.
Program expenses   $2,894.00 
Program description   MADE REPAIRS AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MUSEUM BUILDING AND DISPLAYS TO IMPROVE THE LOOK AND FEEL OF THE MUSEUM. 
PAID CONTRACTORS TO ASSEMBLE AND REPAIR GLIDERS TO MUSEUM QUALITY AND TO IMPROVE DISPLAYS IN MUSEUM AND TO BE A PRESENCE AT THE MUSEUM, KEEP THE GIFT SHOP IN RUNNING ORDER AND TO HELP OUT VISITORS, ETC.
Program expenses  $11,020.00$15,553.00 
Program description  PAID CONTRACTORS TO ASSEMBLE AND REPAIR GLIDERS TO MUSEUM QUALITY AND TO IMPROVE DISPLAYS IN MUSEUM AND TO BE A PRESENCE AT THE MUSEUM, KEEP THE GIFT SHOP IN RUNNING ORDER AND TO HELP OUT VISITORS, ETC.PAID CONTRACTORS TO ASSEMBLE AND REPAIR GLIDERS TO MUSEUM QUALITY AND TO IMPROVE DISPLAYS IN MUSEUM. 
PREPARED, PRINTED AND MAILED TO ALL MEMBERS AND DONORS A QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER DEPICTING AND DESCRIBING THE ONGOINGS AT THE MUSEUM AND THE GLIDER COMMUNITY. PRINTED BROCHURES FOR DISTRIBUTION TO VISITORS AND POTENTIAL VISITORS. PRINTED MUSEUM T-SHIRTS FOR SALE AT THE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP
Program expenses  $2,046.00 $734.00
Program description  PREPARED, PRINTED AND MAILED TO ALL MEMBERS AND DONORS A QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER DEPICTING AND DESCRIBING THE ONGOINGS AT THE MUSEUM AND THE GLIDER COMMUNITY. PRINTED BROCHURES FOR DISTRIBUTION TO VISITORS AND POTENTIAL VISITORS. PRINTED MUSEUM T-SHIRTS FOR SALE AT THE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP Printed and mailed quarterly newsletter to all members of the museum.
PURCHASED BOOKS AND SUPPLIES FOR DISPLAY AND SALE IN THE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP.
Program expenses    $3,196.00
Program description    PURCHASED BOOKS AND SUPPLIES FOR DISPLAY AND SALE IN THE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP.
TWO BILLBOARD ADVERTISMENTS ALONG I-40 TO ATTRACT POTENTIAL VISITORS. RENTED SPACE ON BILLBOARD TO 2 OTHER BUSINESSES NEAR THE AIRPORT TO GENERATE INCOME AND INTEREST.
Program expenses  $3,432.00$10,175.00$5,305.00
Program description  TWO BILLBOARD ADVERTISMENTS ALONG I-40 TO ATTRACT POTENTIAL VISITORS. RENTED SPACE ON BILLBOARD TO 2 OTHER BUSINESSES NEAR THE AIRPORT TO GENERATE INCOME AND INTEREST.TWO BILLBOARD ADVERTISMENTS ALONG I-40 TO ATTRACT POTENTIAL VISITORS. RENTED SPACE ON BILLBOARD TO 2 OTHER BUSINESSES NEAR THE AIRPORT TO GENERATE INCOME AND INTEREST.TWO BILLBOARD ADVERTISMENTS ALONG I-40 TO ATTRACT POTENTIAL VISITORS. RENTED SPACE ON BILLBOARD TO 2 OTHER BUSINESSES NEAR THE AIRPORT TO GENERATE INCOME AND INTEREST.
Travel & other expenses for trip to SSA convention.
Program expenses    $583.00
Program description    Travel & other expenses for trip to SSA convention.
Website expenses to provide a website for potential visitors and for members, etc. Quarterly newsletter visitors and for members, etc. Quarterly newsletter
Program expenses    $268.00
Program description    Website expenses to provide a website for potential visitors and for members, etc. Quarterly newsletter visitors and for members, etc. Quarterly newsletter
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$127,337.00 $61,582.00$74,715.00$28,479.00
Revenue from contributions (total)  $51,679.00$64,492.00$13,838.00
Revenue from noncash contributions  $47,000.00$8,297.00$6,908.00
Investment income, current yr  $219.00$251.00$5,654.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr  $51,679.00$64,492.00$13,838.00
Total unrelated business revenue    $0.00
Other revenue, current yr  $5,103.00$2,321.00$1,650.00
Program service revenue (total)  $4,581.00$7,651.00$7,337.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues  $1,265.00$745.00$2,654.00
Revenue from fundraising events    $400.00
Revenue from all other contributions  $50,414.00$63,747.00$10,784.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)  $1,343.00$1,341.00 
Investment income  $2,049.00$251.00$654.00
Net rental income  $3,760.00$980.00$1,650.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all  $44,632.00$61,374.00$44,629.00
Total functional expenses: program service   $18,636.00$33,009.00$16,938.00
Total functional expenses: management and general  $25,996.00$28,087.00$27,691.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising  $0.00$278.00$0.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$3,515,645.00 $2,384,381.00$2,300,901.00$2,241,729.00
Total assets, beginning of year  $2,300,901.00$2,241,729.00$2,319,495.00
Total liabilities  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net assets  $2,384,381.00$2,300,901.00$2,241,729.00
Net assets, beginning of year  $2,300,901.00$2,241,729.00$2,319,495.00
Other assets  $864,223.00$841,223.00$832,126.00
Investments: other securities  $353,768.00$285,137.00$239,058.00
Cash: non-interest bearing  $32,170.00$26,430.00$8,693.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year  $26,430.00$8,693.00$63,312.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses  $16,950.00$13,341.00-$16,150.00
Advertising (total)  $3,432.00$10,175.00$5,305.00
Accounts receivable, net   $150.00$150.00
Total net assets or fund balances  $2,384,381.00$2,300,901.00$2,241,729.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization  $13,741.00$13,741.00$13,741.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members  666
Number of independent voting members  000
Cash accounting    True
Accrual accounting  TrueTrue 
Tax year start date  2014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF  990990990
IRS schema version  2014v5.02013v3.12012v2.0
Filing identifier  201532269349304703201422319349300137201342209349300834
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